One of the main reasons why American veterans and their family members join Paris Post 1 is to support the legacy that has been preserved and continuing for over 100 years. As of 2019, Paris Post 1 celebrated our 100 year birthday. Your membership helps us grow helps keep the legacy alive and includes, but is not limited to, the following benefits:
1. Veteran Benefits Assistance - Through our Veteran Service Officer staff.
2. Education, Career Assistance and Family Support - including outreach to families of military servicemembers and veterans during times of financial difficulty, short-handedness at home or because of natural disasters. Cash grants and volunteer aid are among the ways the American Legion can help.
3. Operation Comfort Warriors - helps active-duty military personnel and newly discharged veterans recover and adjust to lifestyle changes.
4. Homeless Veteran Outreach - The American Legion offers hundreds of opportunities for homeless veterans across the country, including temporary housing, mentoring and job training.
5. Honor and Remembrance - American Legion honor guards provide official services at thousands of veteran funerals around the world each year. The Legion is also a leader at every level in the establishment and maintenance of memorials and monuments that honor military sacrifice.
6. Advocacy in Washington and local support to US Veterans living in Europe, through Paris Post 1 - The American Legion is the United State's veterans most influential, effective and dependable advocate of veteran affairs fighting for better active-duty pay, improved housing for active-duty families and helping to ensure that the VA's medical system can properly care for veterans.
Volunteer Opportunities - The American Legion offers volunteer opportunities that fulfill needs in local communities. The Legion, Auxiliary and the Sons of The American Legion provide millions of hours of free community service, assistance at VA medical facilities and help at military installations each year.
Learn more about the American Legion National headquarters in Indianapolis USA!